Gravensteen

Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $112.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ghent

Frozen on Ice but Warmed with Beer

A travel blog entry by squidwilk

54

THE BACKGROUND
Ghent is one of those picturesque towns of churches and quaint shops that you can find all over Europe, so what makes this little place so special?

It could be the fact that Ghent, in its golden age, was the 3rd largest city in Europe (after Paris and London). It therefore has a large and well preserved old town with …

Belgium - Week 24

A travel blog entry by dedmonds

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... Thiery came by it, was it a gift or the result of someone's plunderings?

Public transport in Belgium has been exceptional, we never had to consult a timetable, we just turned up at tram stops or train stations and waited no more than a few minutes for the next service. A huge number of Belgians cycle and combine cycling with public transport, as evidenced in a photo I will include of the bike racks at St Pieters station on Ghent. ...

A visit to the most famous Belgian beer bar

A travel blog entry by lawslo

3

... conversation with Dan on the different breweries and attributes of the beer. Daisy the bartender joined in and between the 3 of them and the man on my left they managed to order a beer for Dan. The ritual had begun. Now Daisy hurriedly looked up and started reading the hundreds of glasses hanging from the ceiling looking for just the right glass for the beer since EVERY beer in Belgium has a specific glass with a logo designed ...

Atomium and Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by kyajade

46

... Karina brought out the two bikes that she had and we went out the front. Darren went to ride one, but the seat was too high, so I jumped on one, and Karina got on the other, then I tried to ride with Darren on the back. It was really hard and I couldn't get balanced, so he ended up jumping on the back of Karina's and we rode into town like that. It was pretty fun to be on a bike again, and funny watching Darren jumping on and off the bike at the red lights! As we ...

Monkey business in Ghent

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... wine and Mark tried Ghentse Gruut beer. I thought it was pretty cool when our waitress, who incidentally could speak five languages, told us that it was brewed by a woman!!

That just left one "must do" before leaving Belgium - we had to try Trappist beer. This is a pretty special beer. It must be brewed within the walls of a Trappist monastery, either by the monks themselves or under their supervision. The brewery must be ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, is near Gravensteen Castle, Graslei and Korenlei, Design Museum Gent, and Ghent History Tour.
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